Entries from December 2009

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Exam week and winter break

Monday begins exam week at John Tyler. Campus libraries will be open normal business hours; the same helpful staff will be on hand for academic emergencies. The Midlothian library has: 120 networked computers 24 comfy lounge chairs 7 study tables 4 private study rooms 4 laser printers 2 flatbed scanners 1 large book collection And [...]

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

A Year of Cats and Dogs by Margaret Hawkins

So often magical realism sounds like a children’s book, yet the books are so much more than the summary. Metamorphosis: Man wakes up one day as cockroach. Problems ensue. Time Traveler’s Wife: Librarian time travels randomly. Romance is complicated. A Year of Cats and Dogs: Woman discovers she has animal telepathy. Life changes. At the [...]